BRENTWOOD, Tenn., March 2, 2009—Brentwood Reinsurance Intermediaries Inc.(BRII) recently has named Al Rusnak, based in the Jacksonville, Fla. area, to the position of director of marketing for life and health reinsurance, according to Keith Fawcett, BRII president.
“Al joins BRII in order to expand the current reinsurance products into the life and health field. To this point, BRII has been focused on property and casualty reinsurance, particularly in the workers’ compensation fields,” comments Fawcett. “Al has extensive experience in the accident and health field and will be a great asset to our organization by assisting with the growth of our current clients as well as opening up a new sector of business for our company.”
In his new position, Rusnak’s primary responsibility will be developing a client base of life and health reinsurance clients nationwide and providing an avenue for existing clients to access a broader range of reinsurance markets.
Dawn Wilson, vice president of BRII, emphasizes, “Al has an exciting opportunity to grow Brentwood Reinsurance Intermediaries, our newest division of Brentwood Services Inc., and build on the 20-year history of an organization that has an excellent reputation for outstanding customer service.” Rusnak has over 28 years of experience in the accident and health reinsurance market. His focus areas are managing general underwriters, group life, disability, accidental death, and a wide range of both group and individual accident and health products. His specialty is advising clients on growth, products and diversification strategies, as well as enterprise risk management.
Rusnak attended Northwestern University and Ohio State University, where he received his bachelor of science in business administration, as well as juris doctorate degree. After practicing law for nine years, he joined E.W. Blanch Co., headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. Following that position, he spent 12 years with Aon Re, based in Jacksonville, Fla., where his clients have included self-funded medical managing general underwriters (MGUs), carriers, health insurers and life insurance companies.
Brentwood Services Inc., an independent employee-owned company headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., that operates several specialty companies with their origins in the alternative market. Brentwood Reinsurance Intermediaries, Inc. (BRII) is an independent reinsurance intermediary that provides customized risk management solutions to insurance companies, managing general underwriters and program administrators.
Brentwood Services Brokerage Inc. (BSBI) provides specialty insurance brokerage services encompassing self-insurance, guaranteed cost and deductible insurance with a focus on workers’ compensation.
Brentwood Services Administrators Inc., (BSA) provides Total Injury Management services to employers and employer associations with self-insured and primary workers’ compensation programs. BSA is focused on workers’ compensation and works closely with the employer to promote early return to work and help fight fraudulent claims. BSA’s aggressive coordinated approach to claims administration and loss control has a proven track record of reducing the cost of workers’ compensation for its clients.
To learn more about the Brentwood Reinsurance Intermediaries, Inc. please visit the web-site at brentre.com, or call Keith Fawcett or Al Rusnak at (800) 524-0604 or (615) 263-1300.